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Cymric

Cymric Cat Breed

The Cymric Cat Breed The origin of this longhaired, tailless relative of the Manx is uncertain; it could be from the Isle of Man or possibly Wales. Longhair kittens began to appear in Manx litters born right here in Canada in the 1960’s. Supporters chose the name Cymric, (pronounced kumric) …

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Cornish Rex

Cornish Rex

The Cornish Rex Cat Breed The Cornish Rex originated in Cornwall, England in 1950. In a litter of kittens born to a barn cat, one kitten displayed an unusual short wavy coat. His owner took this kitten, later named Kallibunker, to a well-known cat breeder and rabbit fancier with an …

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Chantilly

Chantilly Cat Breed

The Chantilly Cat Breed The Chantilly is a medium size cat originally called “Foreign Longhair”. The coat is semi-long, full and with a plumed tail. Its long ear tufts are one of the most striking features. Average weight is 8-12 lbs., with males being larger than females. Both sexes are …

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Burmilla

Burmilla Cat

The Burmilla Cat Breed The Burmilla is a breed that originated in the United Kingdom in 1981 as a result of an accidental mating between a Chinchilla Persian male and a Lilac (Platinum) Burmese female. The resulting offspring were so impressive in type and vigor that it was decided to …

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Burmese

Burmese Cat

The Burmese Cat Breed Legend places the Burmese as a divinity in ancient Buddhist monasteries, but almost all modern pedigreed Burmese can trace their ancestry back to a single walnut-brown female cat called Wong Mau, which was taken from Rangoon to the U.S. in 1930. Much research and experimental breeding …

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Bengal

Bengal Cat

The Bengal Cat Breed The Bengal is a man made breed, developed by crossing an Asian Leopard, Prionailurus Bengalensis to a domestic cat, felis catus. The first 3 generations are classified as a “hybrid Bengal Cat”. The 4th¬†generation is recognized as a “Domestic Bengal Cat”, that is allowed championship status …

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